PAD: Know The Signs

PAD Risk Assessment Questions

Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is a common circulatory disorder that reduced blood flow to the legs and feet. Symptoms are often mistaken as normal signs of aging, when in reality more serious health risks could lie ahead. Take our online risk assessment below to find out if you could have PAD.

Tell us about yourself:
  Yes   No
Are you over the age of 50?
  Yes   No
Do you currently smoke or were you a smoker in the past?
  Yes   No
Do you have diabetes?
  M   F
Are you male or female?
Tell us about your risk factors for cardiovascular disease:
  Yes   No
Do you have high blood pressure (>140/90) or take medication to control your blood pressure?
  Yes   No
Have you been diagnosed with high cholesterol or do you take medications to control your cholesterol?
  Yes   No
Have you ever had a heart attack or stroke, mini-stroke, or transient ischemic attack?
  Yes   No
Do you exercise less than 5 days a week?
  Yes   No
Have you been previously diagnosed with peripheral artery disease?
Tell us about your symptoms:
  Yes   No
Do you have aching, cramping, pain in your legs, thighs, or buttocks when you walk or exercise?
  Yes   No
If you answered yes to above, does the discomfort go away with rest?
  Yes   No
Do you have sores or ulcers on your legs, feet, or toes that won't heal?
  Yes   No
Are your toes pale or bluish?

You have not indicated any major symptoms of peripheral artery disease (PAD).

Thank you for taking our online risk assessment and taking control of your health. Way to go! You are at low risk for peripheral artery disease at this time. Be sure to continue your healthy lifestyle and regular check-ups with your primary care physician.